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How Nigeria will line up against Egypt: Onuachu gets first start, Akpeyi preferred to Ezenwa

Paul Onuachu will be get is first start for the Super Eagles as Nigeria tackle the Pharaohs of Egypt in an international friendly later today.

Leon Balogun has also returned into the line up to pair his partner in crime William Troost-Ekong as Shehu Abdullahi and Jamilu Collins continue as wing backs.

John Ogu is preferred to Oghenekaro Etebo who was uninspiring in the Seychelles clash.

With Ahmed Musa back in Saudi, Simon Moses who came from the bench to score Eagles third goal against Seychelles gets the nod in the attack.

Here is the starting line up

Nigeria XI vs Egypt:

Daniel Akpeyi; Shehu Abdullahi, William Troost-Ekong (C), Leon Balogun, Jamilu Collins; John Ogu, Wilfred Ndidi, Alex Iwobi; Moses Simon, Henry Onyekuru, Paul Onuachu.

The match will be played today by 6 pm at the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba.

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